ICWA is a vibrant community of Fellows and Members who share our dedication to global understanding. Benefits include exclusive access to our Fellows’ reports and invitations to special events and seminars.
ICWA identifies and cultivates rare potential by immersing promising young individuals in the study of a country, region or globally important issue, positioning them to become leaders in their fields. Watch here to learn how the ICWA Fellowship transforms lives.
The ICWA Fellowship nurtures deep expertise in foreign countries and cultures by supporting each Fellow’s self-designed program of independent study abroad for a minimum of two years.
Jessica Reilly I August 12, 2016I walk into the cabin and have to suppress a gasp. My friend Jon sits on the bed, his entire body covered in lumpy, bright red hives. “My lips feel weird. They’re all swollen.” “I gave him the allergy pill already,” Shannon, his partner, is unnecessarily tidying, something I have noticed she does when she is trying ...Read more
Jonathan Guyer I August 2, 2016July 2016 Istanbul: Outside of the office of Evrensel, the socialist newspaper, in the historic neighborhood of Fatih, a group of young journalists, some in Star Wars T-shirts and all wearing sneakers, take a cigarette break. Near them, dozens of elderly men drink tea and smoke on low stools, their street café facing walls plastered with posters ...Read more
Andrew Tabler I August 16, 2016In this August 3, 2016, NYT Opinion piece, Dennis Ross and past ICWA Fellow Andrew Tabler urge the US administration to take action against Syrian government forces and President Bashar al-Assad.Read more
Neri Zilber I August 4, 2016THE DAILY BEAST – Former Fellow Neri Zilber’s latest article on Israel and the Syrian civil war focuses on the Golan Heights and how Israel’s force posture, including its relationship with the rebels on the other side of the border, has evolved over the past several years. After half a decade sitting out the civil war, is ...Read more